Matt Wardlaw is a music lifer with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. His byline has appeared in the Riverfront Times (St. Louis), Popdose, Cleveland Scene and Blogcritics among others. Matt also has his own music blog called Addicted to Vinyl where he writes about a variety of subjects including but not limited to vinyl. In his spare time, Matt enjoys long walks in the park, Cherone-era Van Halen and driving long distances to Night Ranger concerts.
How Stevie Nicks Finally Won Over Tom Petty: Exclusive Interview
Former Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch says he never wanted to give away "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around."
Kevin Cronin Preps Autobiography and Teases ‘Major’ 2022 Tour
Memoir will address his complicated relationship with former guitarist Gary Richrath.
Sammy Hagar’s Vegas Plans: ‘I Really Want to Blow People’s Minds’
Red Rocker would love to jam with Keith Richards and says the door is always open for David Lee Roth.
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Alex Lifeson Says There’s No Urgency for New Music With Geddy Lee
"He's my absolute best friend and always was. That's not going to change."
The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Favorite Mammoth WVH Song
The proud father loved Wolfgang's debut LP, but one track in particular stood out.
Listen to Styx’s New Single, ‘Reveries’
Single is latest track from band's upcoming album.
Night Ranger Announce New Album With First Single, ‘Breakout’
Band had to record separately due to pandemic.
Kansas Find New ‘Intensity’ During First Post-COVID Live Show
Band was unable to rehearse together before show, founding member tells UCR in new interview.
Ann Wilson Revisits First, Pre-Heart Recordings With New Reissue
The Daybreaks' late-'60s songs will surface on a 10" vinyl LP this summer.
How Steve Perry Finally Accepted His Aging Voice: Exclusive Interview
Ex-Journey singer is working to overcome a "love/hate relationship sometimes with my own vocal abilities or shortcomings."
Steve Perry Admits Van Halen ‘Cleaned Our Clocks’ on Journey Tour: Exclusive Interview
Mutual admiration led to an invite to collaborate after the departure of David Lee Roth.